6 edition of Material culture found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Statement||Kenneth L. Ames ... [et al.] ; edited by Thomas J. Schlereth.|
|Contributions||Ames, Kenneth L., Schlereth, Thomas J.|
|LC Classifications||E161 .M35 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 224 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
|ISBN 10||0700602747, 0700602755|
|LC Control Number||85015643|
Each author demonstrates how a material culture perspective—a focus on the relationship between people and their things—can illuminate a specific corner of consumption. Connecting the essays are concerns about the spaces in which shopping occurs; about the experience of shopping itself, both individual and social; and about its economic. About this journal. The Journal of Material Culture is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal, designed to cater for the increasing interest in material culture studies. It is concerned with the relationship between artefacts and social relations irrespective of time and place and aims to systematically explore the linkage between the construction of social identities and the .
Book History is a dynamic and rapidly growing area of interdisciplinary study that examines the book as an artefact in material culture. This programme brings together theory and practice in new and innovative ways. We study the production, circulation and reception of books from manuscript to e-books, paying attention to the histories of. Publisher Summary. This chapter focuses on archaeology's relationship to the present and the past. Once the material dug up is presented to the public, the entire presentation, not just the actual facts about the past, or excavation, or analytical techniques, becomes an entirely new artifact, a piece of modern material culture, one to be analyzed for what it tells about the culture .
The Film Inspired by Cookbooks. Discover how an obscure series of 20 Italian cookbooks, bound in cardboard, inspired two New Yorkers to make short documentary film . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Material Culture.
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This book offers a systematic overview of the diverse ways of studying the material as culture. Surveying the field of material culture studies through an examination and synthesis of classical and contemporary scholarship on objects, commodities, consumption, and symbolization, this book: " Introduces the key concepts and approaches in the study of objects and their Cited by: Following an intriguing introduction, this book provides useful ways to study material culture.
One chapter explains how material culture provides resources for studying history. This idea is key to the study of archaeology, and Glassie demonstrates how to /5(2). Material Culture Material culture is the physical evidence of a culture in the objects and architecture they make, or have made.
The term tends to be relevant only in archeological and anthropological studies, but it specifically means all material evidence which can be attributed to culture, past or present. Following Schlereth's introduction, is an anthology of material cultural essays devoted to theory, method, and implemented practice, concluding with a short bibliographic essay.
An exemplary and engaging collection.4/5(2). History through material culture is a unique, step-by-step guide for students and researchers who wish to use objects as historical sources. Responding to the significant, scholarly interest in historical material culture studies, this book makes clear how students and researchers ready to use these rich material sources can make important, valuable and original contributions to Cited by: 1.
His research interests include the theorisation and conceptualisation of cultural heritage, material culture studies and cultural property in relation to long term social and cultural change. He has conducted fieldwork research in West Africa (Nigeria, Cameroon, Liberia) to investigate negotiations of material culture, heritage and museums/5(9).
Book History is a dynamic and rapidly growing area of interdisciplinary study that explores the book as an artefact in material culture. Helping us to understand the current communications revolution, it reminds us that ideas circulate through a material world of things, from medieval manuscripts to contemporary e-readers.
Non‐material culture refers to the nonphysical ideas that people have about their culture, including beliefs, values, rules, norms, morals, language, organizations, and institutions.
For instance, the non‐material cultural concept of religion consists of a set of ideas and beliefs about God, worship, morals, and ethics. Material Culture’s auctions offer a broad and exciting range of Antiques, Asian Arts, Fine Art, Folk Art, Ethnographic Arts, Decorative Arts, Modern Design, Couture, Jewelry, Timepieces, Silver, Objets de Vertu, Fine Books & Manuscripts.
Auction Department Hours: Due to the coronavirus, our specialists and staff are currently working from home. The Handbook of Material Culture provides a critical survey of the theories, concepts, intellectual debates, substantive domains and traditions of study characterizing the analysis of things.
It is cutting-edge: rather than simply reviewing the field as it currently exists.4/5(1). About Clothing as Material Culture This book puts the material back into clothing. In recent years social scientists have become increasingly interested in theories of fashion, but have rarely directly addressed the material qualities of clothing.
Book Description. Sources are the raw material of History, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture.
Material culture records human intrusion in the environment. It is the way we imagine a distinction between nature and culture, and then rebuild nature to.
The Body as Material Culture book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Skeletal remains are a vital source of evidence for arc /5. This book examines the complex relations between material culture, social structures and social practices from structuralist, hermeneutical and Central to any understanding of the significance of material objects, whether contemporary or prehistoric, is a discussion of the very nature of interpretation itself: how we 'read' artefacts and inscribe them into the present/5.
In this book, Andrew Jones argues that the material world offers a vital framework for the formation of collective memory. He uses the topic of memory to critique the treatment of artifacts as symbols by interpretative archaeologists and artifacts as units of information (or memes) by behavioral archaeologists, instead arguing for a treatment of artifacts as forms of/5.
In his book Artifacts and the American Past, Schlereth defines material culture study as an attempt to explain why things were made, why they took the forms they did, and what social, functional, aesthetic, or symbolic needs they serve.
He advocates studying photographs, catalogues, maps and landscapes. Music and Material Culture provides a new platform for methodological innovations in research on the relationship between music and its objects. In a sense, musicology has always dealt with material culture; the study of manuscripts, print sources, instruments and other physical media associated with the production and reception of music is central to its understanding.
Contains essays on food and material culture presented at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. This book offers a systematic overview of the diverse ways of studying the material as culture. Surveying the field of material culture studies through an examination and synthesis of classical and contemporary scholarship on objects, commodities, consumption, and symbolization, this book: introduces the key concepts and approaches in the study.
In Material Culture, Henry Glassie calls us to first principles and common things as we work to build a better view of humanity. Through five extended, interlinked essays, he offers challenges, methods, and demonstrations, showing how we can reinvigorate and enrich the study of history, art, and culture through close consideration of the things people make.Silk, Slaves, and Stupas tells the stories of ten very different objects, considering their interaction with the peoples and cultures of the Silk Road—those who made them, carried them, received them, used them, sold them, worshipped them, and, in.
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